Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: climate change

Italian mayor blames Venice flooding on climate change

Venice saw the highest tide in 50 years on Tuesday night threatening many monuments throughout the historic city putting it in a...

Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt...

Curbing carbon dioxide emissions has critical implications for Emperor Penguins and an untold number of other species for which science has yet to document such a plain-spoken warning.

Storms and rising seas threaten coastal ecosystems—here’s what we can do

Governments and nonprofit organizations need to act fast to ramp up existing protection efforts and be effective advocates for these threatened resources.

Warren, Booker & Steyer to take part in first-ever presidential forum...

“It’s important that we have these conversations about climate change, but those are the symptoms of a disease.”

As New York takes Exxon to court, Big Oil’s strategy against...

“Through the 2000s and 2010s, ExxonMobil used proxies, employed other indirect means, and itself continued to make statements that cast doubt on the role of fossil fuels in causing climate change.”

11,000 scientists warn: Climate change isn’t just about temperature

A small group of scientists met at the world’s first climate conference in Geneva and raised the alarm about unnerving climate trends.

Bill McKibben on US withdrawal from Paris Accord, California fires, climate...

“The decision of the United States to be the only country on Earth …"

Study shows pension funds’ refusal to divest from fossil fuels cost...

"As long as PERA's money remains invested in the fossil fuel industry, that investment supports an industry that has willfully denied its role in climate change, accelerating today's climate crisis in favor of profits."

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

ExxonMobil’s climate fraud case finally goes to trial

“This will only be the second climate-change case ever to go to trial in the United States.”

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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”